PROBABILISTIC LONGEVITY OF AN OIL PIPELINE WITH CRACK SUBJECTED TO INTERNAL CORROSION Margarita G. ... of crack semi-axes, as they develop with the increasing number of cyclic loading (it is assumed that the semi-elliptical crack form does not change up to the moment of fracture). ... As a result, the least predetermined PDF of pipeline longevity is obtained and its first four moments are calculated. ... Inspections of operating pipelines show internal crack-like flaws .
|Title||:||Advances in life prediction methodology|
|Author||:||Hardayal S. Mehta, American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Pressure Vessels and Piping Division|
|Publisher||:||Amer Society of Mechanical - 1999-09|